Photo: U.S. Representative Gwen Moore. (Photo: Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association/flickr/cc)
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Rep. Moore Reveals Cancer Diagnosis and How the ACA Saved Her Life

NNPA NEWSWIRE — In a televised interview, Moore revealed her cancer diagnosis and where she believes she’d be if it weren’t for former President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation which allows her to afford the treatments and necessary medication to fight the deadly disease. […read more]

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Harris’ name recognition and charisma will likely giver her an advantage as the first candidate outside of the baby boomer generation whose candidacy is a reminder of the historic and successful 2008 run of former President Barack Obama.
Black History

Sen. Kamala Harris Officially Enters the 2020 Presidential Race with Bold Morality

NNPA NEWSWIRE — A graduate of Howard University and a member of the AKA sorority, Harris’ rollout has been the most methodically of anyone who has entered the 2020 sweepstakes. Right down to the typography and campaign slogans, which are in the style of the historic 1970s campaign of the first Black woman ever elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm, Sen. Harris’ rollout has reached for clarity. […read more]

Politics

Why MSNBC is in Trouble

(Politico) – Two facts: 1. Cable news is in trouble, across the board. The demand for 24-hour televised news is on the wane, and the audience — a paltry slice of the population to begin with — is old and getting older. But, 2, MSNBC is in serious trouble. This Read More

Politics

Ann Coulter Calls Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC’s ‘Token’ African-American

[Huffington Post] Ann Coulter called Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC’s “token” African-American on Monday, in response to the host’s apology to the Romney family. Harris-Perry came under fire recently for joking about Mitt Romney’s adopted grandson Kieran being the only black person in a photo of the Romney Read More

Op-Ed

“No’ to 2 Moms and 2 Dads

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Lately, I have been stressing the importance of preserving the sanctity of the traditional family–mother, father, and children.  There is not one example throughout the history of the world of a society prospering without an intact family unit.  Susie Read More

Entertainment

Oprah Turns to Black Viewers For OWN

Black viewers have caused a spike in viewership for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, according to Black America Web. As a result of programs like “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (734,000 viewers) “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (742,000 viewers) and high-profile guests including Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina (3.5 million Read More